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Wanda Lephoto merges global nuances with distinctively African culture

Wanda Lephoto merges global nuances with distinctively African culture

In 2017, the Museum of Modern Art held a fashion exhibition titled “Items: Is Fashion Modern?”. Of the 111 items on display, one of them was a design by Wanda Lephoto, a ready-to-wear brand inspired by the exploration of modern subcultures with traditional symbolism and experiences. Started by members of the multi-disciplinary collective The Sartists, Wanda…

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Frill Matters | Matte Nolim SS18

Frill Matters | Matte Nolim SS18

Matte Nolim’s Frill Matters lookbook offers a hint of dreamy escapism and juxtaposes their feminine collection with lush greenery of a secret garden located in Cape Town. From high-waisted pants with contrasting stitches and side seams to tops with large sleeves and carefully crafted frills, in pink, red, and black, this collection has a lot to…

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GVD IN YOU | VIZUVLGVDS SS18 Lookbook

GVD IN YOU | VIZUVLGVDS SS18 Lookbook

“Inspired by the renaissance of young African creatives, “GVD IN YOU” is about believing in the power within, creating art that is unapologetically original to my heritage and history as well as setting new standards,” said Muktar Onifade, creative director and founder of VIZUVLGVDS (pronounced Visual Gods). “As an African Designer, I feel it’s important for me…

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